Prof. Dr. Dagmar DeuberDagmar Deuber

Chair of Variation Linguistics

 
Contact:

Englisches Seminar
Johannisstraße 12-20
D - 48143 Münster

Room: 127
Phone: +49 (0) 251 - 83 - 2 56 03
E-Mail: deuber

Administration: Jutta Heuger


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  • Research Areas

    • varieties of English world-wide (special focus: Caribbean)
    • language contact
    • sociolinguistics
    • English-based Pidgins and Creoles
    • corpus linguistics
    • language use in media
  • CV

    Education

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    Post-doctoral degree (‘Habilitation’) in English Philology, University of Freiburg
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    PhD in English Philology, University of Freiburg
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    PhD scholarship, German National Academic Foundation
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    Visiting PhD student, Department of English, University of Lagos, Nigeria (DAAD scholarship)
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    MA in English, German and Romance Philologies, University of Freiburg
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    Visiting student, Universidad Complutense de Madrid (DAAD scholarship)
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    Visiting student, University of Durham, UK (DAAD scholarship)

    Positions

    since
    Chair of Variation Linguistics, English Department, University of Münster
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    Assistant professor, English Department, University of Freiburg
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    Visiting researcher and lecturer, Department of Liberal Arts, University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad (DAAD scholarship)
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    Research assistant, English Department, University of Freiburg
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    Research assistant in DFG project "Sprache als Mittel der Identitätskonstitution und Abgrenzung" as part of SFB 541 "Identities and Alterities", University of Freiburg
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    Research assistant in DFG project "Sprache als Mittel der Identitätskonstitution und Abgrenzung" as part of SFB 541 "Identities and Alterities", University of Freiburg

    External functions

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    Editorial board member, Journal of English Linguistics
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    Member of the editorial advisory committee, Journal of Pidgin and Creole Languages
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    Editorial board member, English World-Wide
  • Projects

  • Publications

    Reference Books (Monographs)

    Articles

    Scientific Articles (journals)
    • Hänsel, Eva Canan; Westphal, Michael; Meer, Philipp; Deuber, Dagmar. . Context matters: Grenadian students' attitudes towards newscasters' and teachers' accents. Journal of Pidgin and Creole Languages 37, No. 1: 16-52. doi: 10.1075/jpcl.00085.han.
    • Deuber, Dagmar; Hänsel, Eva Canan; Westphal, Michael. . ‘Quotative be like in Trinidadian English.’ World Englishes 40, No. 3: 436-458. doi: 10.1111/weng.12465.
    • Deuber, Dagmar; Hackert, Stephanie; Hänsel, Eva Canan; Laube, Alexander; Hejrani, Mahyar; Laliberté, Catherine. . ‘The norm orientation of English in the Caribbean: A comparative study of newspaper writing from ten countries.’ American Speech -. doi: 10.1215/00031283-8791736.
    • Meer, Philipp; Westphal, Michael; Hänsel, Eva Canan; Deuber, Dagmar. . Trinidadian secondary school students' attitudes toward accents of Standard English.’ Journal of Pidgin and Creole Languages 34, No. 1: 83-125. doi: 10.1075/jpcl.00029.mee.
    • Hänsel, Eva Canan; Deuber, Dagmar. . ‘The interplay of the national, regional, and global in standards of English: A recognition survey of newscaster accents in the Caribbean.’ English World-Wide 40, No. 3: 241-268. doi: 10.1075/eww.00031.han.
    • Shakir Muhammad, Deuber Dagmar. . ‘A multidimensional analysis of Pakistani and U.S. English blogs and columns.’ English World-Wide 40: 1-23. doi: 10.1075/eww.00020.sha.
    • Shakir Muhammad, Deuber Dagmar. . ‘A multidimensional study of interactive registers in Pakistani and US English.’ World Englishes 37: 607-623. doi: 10.1111/weng.12352.
    • Deuber Dagmar, Leimgruber Jakob R. E., Sand Andrea. . ‘Singaporean internet chit chat compared to informal spoken language.’ Journal of Pidgin and Creole Languages 33: 48-91. doi: 10.1075/jpcl.00002.deu.
    • Wilson Guyanne, Westphal Michael, Hartmann Johanna, Deuber Dagmar. . ‘The use of question tags in different text types of Trinidadian English.’ World Englishes 36, No. 4: 726-743. doi: 10.1111/weng.12247.
    • Deuber Dagmar. . ‘Towards endonormative standards of English in the Caribbean: A study of students' beliefs and school curricula.’ Language, Culture and Curriculum 26: 109-127. doi: 10.1080/07908318.2013.794816.
    • Meer, Philipp; Fuchs, Robert; Deuber, Dagmar; Lacoste, Véronique; Hänsel, Eva Canan. . ‘Prosodic variation in the Caribbean: Comparing pitch patterns in English language data from Dominica, Grenada, and Trinidad.’ World Englishes . [accepted / in press (not yet published)]
    • Deuber Dagmar, Leung Glenda. . Investigating attitudes towards an emerging standard of English: Evaluations of newscasters' accents in Trinidad.’ Multilingua 32: 289-319.
    • Hänsel, Eva; Deuber, Dagmar. . ‘Globalization, postcolonial Englishes, and the English language press in Kenya, Singapore, and Trinidad and Tobago.’ World Englishes 32: 338-357. doi: 10.1111/weng.12035.
    • Deuber Dagmar. . Standard English and situational variation: Sociolinguistic considerations in the compilation of ICE-Trinidad and Tobago.’ ICAME Journal 34: 24-40.
    • Deuber Dagmar. . ‘Modal verb usage at the interface of English and a related Creole: A corpus-based study of can/could and will/would in Trinidadian English.’ Journal of English Linguistics 38: 105-142. doi: 10.1177/0075424209348151.
    • Deuber Dagmar. . ‘"The English we speaking": Morphological and syntactic variation in educated Jamaican speech.’ Journal of Pidgin and Creole Languages 24: 1-52. doi: 10.1075/jpcl.24.1.02deu.
    • Deuber Dagmar, Hinrichs Lars. . ‘Dynamics of orthographic standardization in Jamaican Creole and Nigerian Pidgin.’ World Englishes 26: 22-47. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-971X.2007.00486.x.
    • Deuber Dagmar. . ‘"First year of nation's return to government of make you talk your own make I talk my own": Anglicisms versus pidginization in news translations into Nigerian Pidgin.’ English World-Wide 23: 159-222. doi: 10.1075/eww.23.2.03deu.
    • Deuber Dagmar. . ‘Ethnicity versus national integration in Nigeria: A sociolinguistic perspective.’ Journal of Cultural Studies 2: 206-218. doi: 10.4314/jcs.v2i1.6243.
    Scientific Articles in Edited Proceedings (Conferences)
    Scientific Articles (Book Contributions)
    • Westphal Michael, Brüggemann Katharina, Fischer Kathi, Deuber Dagmar. . ‘Sociolinguistic competence and TEIL: A study of the sociolinguistic awareness and perceptions of be like among German learners of English.’ In Glocalising Teaching English as an International Language: New Perspectives for Teaching and Teacher Education in Germany, edited by Callies Marcus, Hehner Stefanie, Meer Philipp, Westphal Michael, 121-138. London: Routledge. doi: 10.4324/9781003090106-10.
    • Meer, Philipp; Deuber, Dagmar. . ‘Standard English in Trinidad: Multinormativity, translocality, and implications for the Dynamic Model and the EIF Model.’ In Modelling World Englishes: A Joint Approach to Postcolonial and Non-Postcolonial Englishes, edited by Buschfeld Sarah, Kautsch Alexander, 274-297. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.
    • Deuber, Dagmar; Hänsel, Eva Canan. . ‘The English of current Caribbean newspapers: American, British, in between or neither?’ In Corpus Linguistics, Context and Culture, edited by Wiegand, Viola; Mahlberg, Michaela, 43-74.
    • Deuber, Dagmar. . ‘The Indian tabloid in English: What type of community does it speak to, and how?’ In Contested Communities: Communication, Narration, Imagination, edited by Mühleisen Susanne, 113-127. Leiden: Brill.
    • Hackert Stephanie, Deuber Dagmar. . ‘American influence on written Caribbean English: A diachronic analysis of newspaper reportage in the Bahamas and in Trinidad and Tobago.’ In Grammatical Change in English World-Wide, edited by Collins Peter, 389-410. Amsterdam: John Benjamins Publishing Company.
    • Leung Glenda Alicia, Deuber Dagmar. . ‘Indo-Trinidadian speech: An investigation into a popular stereotype surrounding pitch.’ In English in the Indian Diaspora, edited by Hundt Marianne, Sharma Devyani, 9-27. Amsterdam: John Benjamins Publishing Company.
    • Deuber Dagmar, Sand Andrea. . Computer-mediated communication in Singapore: Spoken language features in weblogs and a discussion forum.’ In Anglistentag 2012 Potsdam: Proceedings, edited by Röder Katrin, Wischer Ilse, 385-396. Trier: Wissenschaftlicher Verlag Trier.
    • Hackert Stephanie, Deuber Dagmar, Biewer Carolin, Hilbert Michaela. . Modals of possibility, ability and permission in selected New Englishes.’ In Corpus Linguistics and Variation in English: Focus on Non-Native Englishes, edited by Huber Magnus, Mukherjee Joybrato, n. pag. Helsinki: Research Unit for Variation, Contacts and Change in English.
    • Deuber Dagmar, Biewer Carolin, Hackert Stephanie, Hilbert Michaela. . ‘Will and would in selected New Englishes: General and variety-specific tendencies.’ In Mapping Unity and Diversity in English World-Wide: Corpus-Based Studies of New Englishes, edited by Hundt Marianne, Gut Ulrike, 77-102. Amsterdam: John Benjamins Publishing Company.
    • Deuber Dagmar, Youssef Valerie. . ‘Trinidadian Creole.’ In The Mouton World Atlas of Variation in English, edited by Kortmann Bernd, Lunkenheimer Kerstin, 320-328. Berlin: De Gruyter Mouton.
    • Deuber Dagmar. . ‘The creole continuum and individual agency: Approaches to stylistic variation in Jamaica.’ In Variation in the Caribbean: From Creole Continua to Individual Agency, edited by Hinrichs Lars, Farquharson Joseph T., 133-161. Amsterdam: John Benjamins Publishing Company.
    • Hinrichs Lars, Deuber Dagmar. . ‘Writing non-standardized Pidgin/Creole languages in computer-mediated communication: A comparison of orthographic strategies in Jamaican Creole and Nigerian Pidgin.’ In Sprach- und Kulturkontakt in den Neuen Medien, edited by Kleinberger Günther Ulla, Wagner Franc, 97-134. Bern: Lang.
    • Deuber Dagmar. . ‘Caribbean ICE corpora: Some issues for fieldwork and analysis.’ In Corpora: Pragmatics and Discourse. Papers from the 29th International Conference on English Language Research on Computerized Corpora (ICAME 29), edited by Jucker Andreas H., Hundt Marianne, Schreier Daniel, 425-450. Amsterdam: Rodopi.
    • Deuber Dagmar. . ‘Standard English in the secondary school in Trinidad: Problems - properties - prospects.’ In World Englishes - Problems, Properties and Prospects: Selected Papers from the 13th IAWE Conference, edited by Hoffmann Thomas, Siebers Lucia, 83-104. Amsterdam: John Benjamins Publishing Company.
    • Deuber Dagmar. . ‘Aspects of variation in educated Nigerian Pidgin: Verbal structures.’ In Structure and Variation in Language Contact, edited by Deumert Ana, Durrleman Stéphanie, 243-261. Amsterdam: John Benjamins Publishing Company.
    • Deuber Dagmar, Oloko Patrick. . ‘Linguistic and literary development of Nigerian Pidgin: The contribution of radio drama.’ In The Politics of English as a World Language: New Horizons in Postcolonial Cultural Studies., edited by Mair Christian, 289-303. Amsterdam: Rodopi.
    Entries in Encyclopedia (Book Contributions)
    • Deuber Dagmar. . ‘Constituent test.’ In Theories and Methods in Linguistics, edited by Kortmann Bernd. Berlin: De Gruyter.
    • Deuber Dagmar. . ‘Creole continuum.’ In Theories and Methods in Linguistics, edited by Kortmann Bernd. Berlin: De Gruyter.
    • Deuber Dagmar. . ‘Interactional sociolinguistics.’ In Theories and Methods in Linguistics, edited by Kortmann Bernd. Berlin: De Gruyter.
    • Deuber Dagmar. . ‘Style.’ In Theories and Methods in Linguistics, edited by Kortmann Bernd. Berlin: De Gruyter.
    • Deuber Dagmar. . ‘Substitution test.’ In Theories and Methods in Linguistics, edited by Kortmann Bernd. Berlin: De Gruyter.
    • Deuber Dagmar. . ‘Syntax.’ In Theories and Methods in Linguistics, edited by Kortmann Bernd. Berlin: De Gruyter.

    Recensions (Journals)

    • Deuber Dagmar. . ‘Review of Carolin Biewer, South Pacific Englishes: A Sociolinguistic and Morphosyntactic Profile of Fiji English, Samoan English and Cook Islands English (Amsterdam: Benjamins, 2015).’ Anglistik 27: 198-199.
    • Deuber Dagmar. . ‘Review of Dele Adeyanju, ed., The Sociolinguistics of English and Nigerian Languages (München: Lincom, 2009).’ English World-Wide 33: 231-235.
    • Deuber Dagmar. . ‘Review of Farzad Sharifian and Gary B. Palmer, eds., Applied Cultural Linguistics: Implications for Second Language Learning and Intercultural Communication (Amsterdam: Benjamins, 2007).’ Multilingua 28: 471-474.
    • Deuber Dagmar. . ‘Review of John Holm und Peter L. Patrick, eds., Comparative Creole Syntax: Parallel Outlines of 18 Creole Grammars (London: Battlebridge, 2007).’ Arbeiten aus Anglistik und Amerikanistik 33: 338-341.
    • Deuber Dagmar. . ‘Review of Michael Aceto und Jeffrey P. Williams, eds., Contact Englishes of the Eastern Caribbean (Amsterdam: Benjamins, 2003).’ Arbeiten aus Anglistik und Amerikanistik 31: 250-253.
    • Deuber Dagmar. . ‘Review of Susanne Mühleisen, Creole Discourse: Exploring Prestige Formation and Change across Caribbean English-Lexicon Creoles (Amsterdam: Benjamins, 2002).’ Arbeiten aus Anglistik und Amerikanistik 30: 271-274.
    • Deuber Dagmar. . ‘Review of Paul Skandera, Drawing a Map of Africa: Idiom in Kenyan English (Tübingen: Narr, 2003).’ World Englishes 24: 551-552.
  • Supervised Theses

    Supervised Dissertations

    Lau, Ka ManLanguage use in social media marketing in Hong Kong: Variation and attitudes
    Oyebola, Folajimi KehindeAttitudes of Nigerians towards Accents of English
    Gerfer, AnikaWhite appropriation of Jamaican Creole in reggae and dancehall music
    Li, ZeyuAcquisition of Rhoticity by Second Language (L2) Learners of English
    Gao, CuicuiMetadiscourse in Academic Lectures: A Comparative Analysis of MOOCs and University Lectures
    Meer, PhilippStandard English in Trinidadian Secondary Schools: Accent Variation and Attitudes
    Durgasingh, RyanInfluences on Trinidadian English Morphosyntax
    Muhammad, ShakirA corpus based comparison of variation in online registers of Pakistani English using MD analysis
    Hänsel, EvaStandard accents in the Grenadian secondary and tertiary educational system: A study of attitudes and usage
    Jansen, LisaEnglish rock and pop performances: A sociolinguistic investigation of British and American language perceptions and attitudes
    Hartmann, JohannaMobile outer circle speakers’ attitudes towards different varieties of English
    Westphal, MichaelLinguistic variation in Jamaican radio
    Wilson, GuyanneThe Sociolinguistics of Singing: Dialect and Style in Classical Choral Singing in Trinidad

    Supervised Habilitations

    Westphal, MichaelTag questions across Englishes: A corpus pragmatic analysis